Pregnancy Week 21

What to expect on pregnancy week 21

Fetal Development on Week 21
Fetus at Week 21This week the fetus is growing a stronger heart and the legs are growing more as well. The baby will begin having rapid eye movement while asleep indicating that they are now capable of dreaming.
Maternal Changes on Week 21
The uterus is now a half inch above your belly button and your total weight gain is ten to fifteen pounds by now. Your hormones should be more stabilized by now and you will feel pretty good and comfortable.
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